Karim Benzema was the hero of the night for Real Madrid as his brace ensure Real Madrid advance to the knockout stage of the Champions League.

Real Madrid scored two quick goals via Benzema in the first half to have control of the game as they made Borussia Monchengladbach chase the game.

The French striker opened the scoring in the 9th minute after Lucas Vazquez sent in a cross from the flank, the striker rosed above the Monchengladbach defenders to plant in a powerful header that went into the net.

Benzema made it 2-0 after he created space for himself and powered in an unstoppable header into the middle of the goal from a cross from Rodrygo Goes.

Though Monchengladbach created chances Real Madrid defence was intact for the entire 90 minutes to nullify the threat from the German team.

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